Fine art, furniture enhance 700-lot Roland auction Jan. 7
NEW YORK – Roland Auctioneers & Valuers will feature more than 700 lots of antiques, fine art, decorative arts, silver and jewelry at their auction Saturday, Jan. 7, beginning at 11 a.m. Eastern. The auction will be conducted at the auctioneers’ gallery at 80 E. 11th St. LiveAuctioneers.com will provide Internet live bidding.
An exceptional collection of paintings, works on paper, photography and sculpture featuring a large group of modern art from the Fluxus school. Highlighted fluxus artists include Paula Scher, Jonas Mekas, George Maciunas, Peter Tunney, Saul Chase, Ken Friedman, Ken Jacobs, and Picasso Gaglione (aka John Held Jr.). Within the collection are hand-pulled silkscreens, a Mekas signed film still of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, a Sher U.S. map and much more.
Other art includes works signed or attributed to A. Lebourg, R. Beal, L. Kroll, E. Berman, P. Signac, H. Frankenthaler and Charles King Wood. A collection of abstract art (Part 2 of the Hill Estate), a Barbizon school landscape, old master drawings, vintage photographs of New York City, and two modern mobiles in the manner of Alexander Calder will also be sold.
Antique maps include Suffolk County, N.Y. (Hamptons), and a Braun & Hogenberg map of Blois, France.
Twentieth-century furniture to be sold includes an outstanding Dunbar sideboard and dining table, a Laverne center table, a snakeskin console attributed to Springer, a Mario Bellini sofa, an Adnet table, decorations and objects of virtue by Josef Hoffman, Hagenauer, E. Brandt and K. Drerup. German Biedemeier furniture deaccessioned from a New York museum will also be sold, along with an antique Venetian desk. Lighting includes a large Rose leaded glass floor lamp.
A Rookwood plaque and Fuller vase are expected to do well.
Florentine Craftsmen garden furniture will be sold, including an exceptional fountain.
Asian arts consist of a varied selection of antique and decorative pieces including a large pair of Japanese porcelain figures, Japanese and Chinese ivory carvings, Chinese propaganda posters, Japanese woodblock prints, assorted jade and other hard stone carvings.
For details contact Roland at 212-260-2000 or email email@example.com.
View the fully illustrated catalog and register to bid absentee or live via the Internet as the sale is taking place by logging on to www.LiveAuctioneers.com.
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